News archive from 14 April 2014, page 8

Stroke care 'differences' revealed

Poorer people who suffer from strokes are more likely to receive a sub-standard level of care, a new study suggests. Patients from more deprived areas are less likely to be admitted to hospital, less likely to be given a key test once in hospital and...

 

Eat the right amount when pregnant or risk fat child (even eating too LITTLE can make a baby obese, say...

Pregnant women who eat too much – or too little – risk having a fat child, scientists have warned. Babies of women who do not gain enough weight are as likely to be obese as those whose mothers gain too much, they said. And surprisingly, the risk is...

Daily Mail, 04:49 in Health
 

Clegg announces garden cities plan

Up to three new garden cities with at least 15,000 homes each will be built to tackle Britain's chronic housing shortage, Nick Clegg will say today. The Deputy Prime Minister will issue a " call to arms for visionaries" to set out radical...

 

Clegg announces garden cities plan

Up to three new garden cities with at least 15,000 homes each will be built to tackle Britain's chronic housing shortage, Nick Clegg will say today. The Deputy Prime Minister will issue a " call to arms for visionaries" to set out radical...

 
Missing Plane Hunt Continues Amid Weather Fears

Missing Plane Hunt Continues Amid Weather Fears

Planes and ships have resumed their search for flight MH370 amid fears the hunt could be hit by bad weather. Eleven military aircraft, one civil aircraft and 15 ships are scouring an area of more than 18,400 square miles (47,600 square km) in the...

 

Kate bowled over by demon delivery

The Duchess of Cambridge was bowled over by her husband's performance on the cricket pitch. Kate was left grimacing in surprise when a demon delivery from William flashed inches from her face when they joined a group of youngsters and former sporting...

 
Yorkshire’s ancient woodland ‘needs protection’

Yorkshire’s ancient woodland ‘needs protection’

Campaigners are warning Yorkshire's ancient woodlands face a growing threat as developers offer new tree planting elsewhere as a way of getting around planning objections. National society the Woodland Trust has identified more than a dozen sites in...

 

Teachers face mental health issues

Teachers are increasingly facing mental health problems due to pressures in their working life, a survey suggests. A new poll reveals that over a third (38%) of school and college staff report a rise in mental health issues among their colleagues over...

 
Victory for people power after 14-year battle over eyesore site

Victory for people power after 14-year battle over eyesore site

A FOURTEEN-year battle to rid a west Leeds neighbourhood of an eyesore - and replace it with something positive and lasting - is finally bearing fruit. As reported in the YEP previously in a series of articles, locals have campaigned long and hard to...

 

As Internet shares break down, investors see value in old tech

Intel, Oracle, Microsoft and Cisco, known as the four horsemen during the late 1990s technology boom due to their strong performance and leading market share, have all rallied since the beginning of March even as stocks of many other tech companies...

 

Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized

Researchers last week warned they uncovered Heartbleed, a bug that targets the OpenSSL software commonly used to keep data secure, potentially allowing hackers to steal massive troves of information without leaving a trace. Security experts initially...

Reuters, 05:42 in Business
 
Leeds market workers count the cost of car park closure

Leeds market workers count the cost of car park closure

Traders at historic Kirkgate Market in Leeds say a car park closure has left their businesses stuck in second gear. Stallholders claim their takings have slumped by as much as 40 per cent since the Leeds City Council-owned car park at Union Street and...

 

Woolworths breached fuel discount deal with ACCC, court finds

Woolworths and its rival Coles agreed to limit their fuel discounts for shoppers to four cents per litre. Photograph: Richard Milnes/Demotix/Corbis Supermarket giant Woolworths breached an undertaking it made to Australia’s consumer watchdog to limit...

Guardian, 05:53 in Business
 

Cameron Diaz make-up artist Gucci Westman shares her tips on how to look like a celebrity

Gucci Westman must be one of the few top make-up artists paid to make Hollywood actresses look worse. We’re all used to seeing Cameron Diaz smoulder on the red carpet but Westman made a name for herself by turning Diaz, who is godmother to Westman’s...

Metro, 06:03 in Lifestyle
 

Fashion: The 5 catwalk make-up trends you can do yourself

Runway trends don’t always translate to the real world but the new season’s make-up looks are everyday ready – from simple skin tones to tousled locks and bedroom eyes. Kohl rimmed eyes Backstage at a Haider Ackermann show, MAC make-up artist Stéphane...

Metro, 06:03 in Lifestyle
 


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